Area postseason boys basketball roundup: Titans top Fighting Cougars
PLANKINTON — Mount Vernon/Plankinton raced to an early lead and picked up a Region 5A quarterfinal victory over McCook Central/Montrose Tuesday night, winning 55-41 in boys basketball play.
MVP (13-8): Kyle Glanzer scored 20 points and had five rebounds, while Dane Rihanek posted 14 points and snared five steals. Brady Anderson had eight points in the victory, as MVP shot 43 percent for the game and forced 24 turnovers. Up next: MVP will play at Parker on Friday in the Region 5A semifinal round.
MCM (9-12): Three Fighting Cougars scored in double figures, with Trey Anderson, Bryce Smart and Koltan Lindstrom each scoring 10 points. MCM finished the game shooting 33 percent and held a 33-27 rebounding edge.
MCM 6 13 31 41
MVP 15 25 39 55
Platte-Geddes 49, Parkston 39
PLANKINTON — Platte-Geddes advanced to the Region 5A semifinals after a boys basketball win over Parkston Tuesday.
Platte-Geddes (13-8): Xavier Marshall and Trevor Sprik tallied 13 points apiece, while Sprik added eight rebounds. Cole Nachtigal scored eight points. Hayden Stluka grabbed nine boards. Up next: The Black Panthers play at Bon Homme in the Region 5A semifinals at 7 p.m. on Friday in Tyndall.
Parkston (8-13): Brady Albrecht poured in 19 points for the Trojans, as Nate Doering pitched in 10 points in the loss.
PG 16 26 33 49
P 2 14 25 39
Parker 72, Wagner 32
PARKER — Parker raced past Wagner for a Region 5A boys basketball victory on Tuesday.
Parker (16-5): Trey Christensen led the Pheasants with 16 points, as Chayse McKenney scored 13. Jackson Fiegen dished out six assists. Up next: Parker plays Mount Vernon/Plankinton in the Region 5A semifinals at 7 p.m. on Friday in Parker.
Wagner (1-20): Alex Sully put up 17 points for the Red Raiders in the loss.
W 6 14 23 32
P 21 44 61 72
Stanley Co. 69, Chamberlain 68
FORT PIERRE — Joey Fischer drilled a 3-pointer from the left wing as time expired to lift Stanley County to a victory in the Region 6A boys basketball quarterfinals Tuesday. The shot capped a furious rally, with Stanley County rallying from nine points down in the final minute.
Stanley County (12-9): Brady Hoftiezer had 23 points for the Buffaloes and Fischer scored 16 in the game. Cale Meiners scored 14 points in the winning effort. Up next: Stanley County will visit top-seeded Miller on Friday for a trip to the Round of 16.
Chamberlain (9-12): Riggs Priebe scored 29 points for the Cubs, while Louis Running Horse had 22 points in the loss.
C 16 36 49 68
SC 16 31 47 69
Little Wound 71, Winner 54
KYLE — Little Wound pulled away from Winner in the fourth quarter to win a Region 7A quarterfinal game Tuesday.
Little Wound (10-10): Riley Cross tallied 17 points for the Mustangs, while Tex Janis scored 13 points, Tyrone Pourier pitched in 12 points, and Robert Martin totaled 10 points. Up next: Little Wound will play Red Cloud at 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
Winner (6-15): Shea Connot led the Warriors with 14 points, while Brandon Volmer scored 11 points, Brady Fritz tallied 10, and Joren Bruun put up eight points in the loss.
W 13 32 43 54
LW 17 38 50 71
Colman-Egan 61, Elkton-Lake Benton 54
Top-seeded Colman-Egan fended off an upset bid from Elkton-Lake Benton in a Region 4B boys basketball game on Tuesday at the Corn Palace.
Colman-Egan (16-5): The Hawks outscored the Elks 18-10 in the fourth quarter to pull away. Dalton Voelker scored 22 points and pulled down 14 rebounds for a double-double, while Bodee Groos added 20 points. Up next: Colman-Egan takes on Ethan in the semifinals on Friday at the Corn Palace.
Elkton-Lake Benton (8-14): Matthew Nibbe recorded a double-double with 17 points and 14 rebounds, while Devin Sopko added 12 points and Blaine Hefti tossed in 11.
ELB 11 28 44 54
CE 14 28 43 61
Ethan 68, Dell Rapids St. Mary 50
Derek Storm poured in 26 points and added 10 rebounds and five assists as fifth-seeded Ethan powered past fourth-seeded Dell Rapids St. Mary in the Region 4B boys basketball tournament on Tuesday at the Corn Palace.
Ethan (11-10): Brady Hawkins tossed in 13 points and Abiah Plastow finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double. Up next: The Rustlers will face top-seeded Colman-Egan in the semifinals on Friday at the Corn Palace.
DRSM (11-10): Connor Libis scored a game-high 27 points, while Weston Gareats added 16 points and Max Herber had 11 points.
E 15 33 49 68
DRSM 13 29 41 50
SCW 67, ORR 55
Four Blackhawks scored in double figures to power second-seeded Sanborn Central/Woonsocket to a Region 4B boys basketball win over Oldham-Ramona/Rutland on Friday at the Corn Palace.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (16-5): Noah Dickson tallied 21 points for SCW, while Trey Weber added 16, Jared Goldammer scored 14 points, and Trent Kingsbury pitched in 12. Dickson grabbed a double-double with 16 rebounds, and Kingsbury added nine assists. Up next: SCW faces Chester Area at 8 p.m. Friday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
Oldham-Ramona/Rutland (10-11): Hunter Breske totaled 20 points for ORR, while James Brown tossed in 15 points and Taylor Hojer scored 10 points in the loss. Hojer grabbed a double-double with 14 rebounds.
ORR 12 25 35 55
SCW 9 27 44 67
Chester Area 54, Hanson 44
Sixth-seeded Chester Area knocked off third-seeded Hanson in Region 4B boys basketball action Tuesday at the Corn Palace.
Chester Area (9-12): Devin Eppard tallied 21 points for the Flyers, while Alex Tammen and Bayden Schneider scored eight points apiece. Alex Baumberger led the rebounding with seven.
Up next: Chester Area will face Sanborn Central/Woonsocket at 8 p.m. on Friday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
H 8 20 29 44
CA 13 33 45 54
Bridgewater-Emery 78, Gayville-Volin 44
YANKTON — All five of Bridgewater-Emery's starters scored in double figures as the Huskies rolled over Gayville-Volin in a Region 5B opening round game on Tuesday.
Bridgewater-Emery (18-3): Duot Van Sickle and Jamin Arend each scored 16 points, Cole Gassman added 14 points, Sawyer Schultz tossed in 12 points and Carter Dye had 11 points. Van Sickle pulled down 11 rebounds for a double-double, while Schultz dished out nine assists. Up next: The Huskies will take on Irene-Wakonda in the semifinals at 7 p.m. Friday in Yankton.
Gayville-Volin (5-16): Cade Rickford had 12 points for the Raiders. Tristan Gustad added nine points and eight rebounds.
GV 12 22 37 44
BE 15 39 63 78
Irene-Wakonda 76, Freeman 41
FREEMAN — Trey King scored a game-high 32 points on 11-of-22 shooting as Irene-Wakonda cruised past Freeman in a first round Region 5B boys basketball game on Tuesday.
Irene-Wakonda (14-7): Dallas Lee added nine points and seven rebounds and the Eagles forced 21 Freeman turnovers. Up next: Irene-Wakonda plays Bridgewater-Emery in the semifinals at 7 p.m. Friday in Yankton.
Freeman (9-12): Braxton Schmidt had 26 points and eight rounds for the Flyers, while Charles Harberts added seven points.
F 14 20 32 41
IW 20 38 55 76
Viborg-Hurley 59, Menno 41
MENNO — Four Cougars scored in double figures to lift Viborg-Hurley to a Region 5B boys basketball win on Tuesday.
Viborg-Hurley (16-5): Brodee Sherman led the scoring with 20 points, while Trace Sikkink tallied 13 points, and Jack Lee and Quinn Doorn scored 10 points apiece. Sherman added nine rebounds. Up next: Viborg-Hurley plays Canistota at the Summit Center in Yankton at 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Menno (10-11): Trey Bohlmann totaled 18 points and 14 rebounds for a double-double, while Spencer Schultz tallied 10 points for the Wolves.
VH 15 25 41 59
M 8 13 24 41
Canistota 69, Freeman Academy/Marion 45
FREEMAN — Canistota advanced to the Region 5B semifinals after a boys basketball victory over Freeman Academy/Marion on Tuesday.
Canistota (18-3): Connor Carlson tallied 17 points for the Hawks, while Jordan Lee pitched in 14 points, and Chase Merrill scored 12. Carlson picked up a double-double with 11 rebounds. Up next: Canistota faces Viborg-Hurley at the Summit Center in Yankton at 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Freeman Academy/Marion (9-12): Stephen Waltner put up 11 points for the Bearcats, while Thaniel Schroeder scored 10 points. Gavin Pankratz led the rebounding with eight.
C 23 36 50 69
FA/M 12 27 37 45
Corsica-Stickney 76, TDA 56
CORSICA — Bryce Plamp scored a game-high 26 points as Corsica-Stickney raced past Tripp-Delmont/Armour in a Region 6B quarterfinal boys basketball game on Tuesday.
Corsica-Stickney (19-2): Cordel Menning had 14 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Landon DeBoer and Jacob Joachim each added 10 points. Up next: The Jaguars will play Gregory at 6:30 p.m. on Friday in Yankton.
TDA (6-15): Micah Lau had 15 points and Trevor Lau added seven points.
TDA 18 26 45 56
CS 20 43 59 76
Gregory 58, Avon 47
GREGORY — Three Gregory players finished in double figures, as the Gorillas advanced in the Region 6B boys basketball playoffs Tuesday.
Gregory (10-11): Coy Determan had 16 points, Tommy Determan finished with 15 points and Jayd VanDerWerff tossed in 10 points. Up next: Gregory will take on top-seeded Corsica-Stickney at 6:30 p.m. on Friday at Mount Marty College in Yankton.
Avon (11-10): Brady Cameron recorded 14 points and nine rebounds, while Jacob Cihak finished with 12 points for the Pirates.
A 4 18 28 47
G 13 32 46 58
Colome 56, Scotland 53
COLOME — Colome nipped Scotland in a close Region 6B boys basketball game Tuesday.
Colome (19-2): Jackson Kinzer tallied 17 points and six rebounds for Colome, while Kolton Salonen scored 14 points with nine rebounds. Up next: Colome will play Kimball/White Lake in the semifinals at 8 p.m. on Friday at Mount Marty in Yankton.
Scotland (9-12): Travis Skorepa put up 16 points for the Highlanders, while Tanner VanDriel added 13 points in the loss. Mason Dennis led the rebounding with nine.
S 18 30 44 53
C 13 24 44 56
Kimball/White Lake 58, ACDC 42
WHITE LAKE — Kimball/White Lake picked up a Region 6B victory over Andes Central/Dakota Christian Tuesday.
Kimball/White Lake (14-6): Javen Holan led the WiLdKats with 21 points, Kordel Kiehn tallied 11 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double, and Kory Peters pitched in nine points. Up next: Kimball/White Lake will face Colome in the semifinals at 8 p.m. on Friday at Mount Marty in Yankton.
Andes Central/Dakota Christian (11-10): Daaron Tronvold scored 13 points for ACDC, as Cliff Johnson totaled 11 points and nine rebounds, and Jacey Garcia had six assists and five steals in the loss.
ACDC 14 23 33 42
KWL 17 23 41 58